Thought Leadership

Main Stage Keynotes

Join us each day to hear how we’re working together to shape the future of work and the world.

Welcome Keynote

Start an incredible week of learning, connecting and celebrating. We’re hosting a very special guest to help us kick things off.

Speaker: Michael McIntyre, Comedian

Workday Innovation Keynote

Discover how we’re bringing our commitment to continuous innovation to life. Workday leaders take the stage to share our vision for the future and reveal what’s next for our products.

Inspiration Keynote

Finish a great week with a memorable experience that will leave you ready to put everything you learned at Workday Rising into action.

Speaker: Deborah Frances-White, Comedian and Author

“The world is changing, and Workday is changing with it.”

—HRIS Payroll Analyst at a Manufacturing Company

Business Strategy Keynotes

Hear from Workday leaders and customer executives as they discuss the opportunities, revenue potential and new ways of working fueled by continuous innovation.

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Product Strategy and Vision Keynotes

See what’s new in our products and what we’ve planned to support your continued success.